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vigenron independant 

Rémy Dirrig
producer, wine maker


1800: Bonaparte was not Napoleon yet. Birth of Joseph Rodet , elder of the current owner. The property is in the family in the direct line until this day. Construction of an independant building in the 19th century called " cabote " which was apparently the first school of the village under Jules Ferry.

1918: Construction of the house next to the farm of le Bané by François Joseph Rodet (see photo), the grandfather of the actual owner.

1995: Back from a few years living in the USA, takeover of the family estate by the grand-daughter of François-Joseph Rodet and her husband Remy, Franco-Swiss for their third life (!) with the approval of their daughter born in the USA . Beginning of the restructuring of the entire estate. The approach is willingly ecological, in other words there is no single-culture but only poly-culture.  Re-parcellation, extension of the walnut grove ( region of AOP Grenoble walnuts) , planting fruit trees etc ... and conversion to a more natural and organic agriculture for all crops.

2000-2012: Renovation and extension of all buildings , including construction of a winery , cellar and other facilities and infrastructure essential to the production of quality wines.

2003 Pulling out existing old grapes hybrids of the region ( Baccot , Clinton etc ...).

2004 Plantation of the first plot of new grapes. Syrah , Viognier .

2005-2006 back to school (Wine University) for the winemaker Remy ! .

2008 First harvest , a " garage wine " type!.

2010 First approval IGP Isere, Saint Sauveur 2010 vintage.

2011 First marketing of bottles of red wines 2009 vintages ( Syrah and assembly ) as well as white wine 2010 ( Viognier) .

2014 First participation in the national competition of the independent winegrowers in Paris with the red blend vintage 2011 François Joseph tribute to the grandfather. Rewarded with a bronze medal.

2013 - 2014 Extension by tripling the surface of planted grapes. Yet it will take 3-4 years before their first wine!

2017 Opening of the new winery and tasting room. First harvest of the new grappes Chardonnay, little arvine, etc...

2018 First national certification with the HVE label for the Domaine du Bané including all its products (grapes, nuts, cereals, fruits, natural meadows) in High Environmental Value at the 3rd level (the highest). A certification (questioned each year and controlled by an independent body) which takes the 4 ecological criteria into account: biodiversity, water management, phytosanitary strategy (treatments) and soil management, therefore fertilization ( manure) as well as tillage.

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